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Bad Beat

  1. Noun

    The situation in which a hand with few outs or a negative expected value stayed in the pot and won; an improbable or unlucky win or loss, especially when a strong hand is beaten by a hand that was stronger only due to the final card dealt.

    EXAMPLE: "I've seen so many bad beats in my days that I don't think I can be surprised anymore."

    APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues




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